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Saim Ayub breaks Haider Ali's T20 record – Prime Time News24



Younger left-handed opener Saim Ayub on Saturday, added one other feather to his cap as he turned the youngest Pakistan batter to hit 100 sixes in T20 cricket.

Saim, who represented Peshawar Zalmi within the ongoing Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) 9, had a exceptional season with the bat and the ball.

The left-handed opener completed as one of many main run-scorers of the match with 345 runs in 11 innings at a median of 31.36 and a strike price of 157.53.

He concluded his dream PSL 9 marketing campaign with a blistering 73-run knock towards Peshawar Zalmi within the Eliminator 2, which included a powerful tally of six boundaries and 4 sixes.

Consequently, Saim Ayub, 21 years and 297 days previous, surpassed earlier report holder Haider Ali, who achieved the milestone at 22 years and 259 days, to develop into the quickest Pakistan batter to 100 T20 sixes.

Notably, Saim has hit probably the most sixes in PSL 9 so far, smashing 21 sixes in 11 innings.

Youngest Pakistanis to succeed in 100 T20 sixes

Saim Ayub – 21 years, 297 days
Haider Ali – 22 years, 259 days
Shadab Khan – 24 years, 30 days
Azam Khan – 24 years, 42 days

Nonetheless, Saim Ayub’s all-round exploits went in useless as Islamabad United defeated Peshawar Zalmi within the Eliminator 2 and arrange the PSL 9 remaining with Multan Sultans.

The 2-time champions have been reeling at 91/5 in pursuit of the 186-run complete earlier than Imad Wasim and Haider Ali turned the sport on its head with an astonishing partnership.

The duo dominated Zalmi bowlers on the backend with each scoring half-centuries earlier than Imad lastly smashed Wooden for a boundary to take United into the PSL 9 remaining.

Imad top-scored for the United with an unbeaten 59 off 40 deliveries with the assistance of 9 boundaries whereas Haider struck two boundaries and 5 sixes on his approach to a 29-ball 52.

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